Your not-so-quiet night at the museum! Join the revelry every third Thursday of the month for live music, free programs, art activities and more…all just for adults!

June 21:Because of inclement weather, Third Thursday will be indoors this evening with the exception of food for purchase. All food trucks will remain on the north side of the museum on J.C. Nichols Plaza.

Are you a performer, vendor, organization or just inspired and interested in making Third Thursdays amazing? Please contact us with your vision for getting involved.

Summer Solstice

Bloch Lobby

Lost Wax

Lost Wax is the original mashup party band offering stacks of funk tracks spanning six decades of pop, rock, hip hop, and R&B. Born from several other musical projects, they were formed to pay tribute to all the old and new cuts that straight make you wanna get on the dance floor.

Bloch Lobby

DJ Joe and Ice Kole

DJ Joe and Ice Kole will be bringing the energy for an amazing night of dancing outdoors!

Bloch Lobby

96.5 The Buzz Prize Pack Giveaway

Some lucky Third Thursday visitor will win a prize package from 96.5 The Buzz that could include concert tickets, music downloads and swag.

To enter, fill out a Third Thursday MadLib card indoors at the art activity table. Add your name and number and we’ll text the winner at 8:30 pm (better respond quick before we move on to the next person!). Must be present to win.

Bloch Building, Plaza Level

Summer Solstice Poster Giveaway

Charlotte Street Shirt Company is back again for a T-shirt giveaway. Chat with the makers behind the company and watch them print the summer solstice-inspired design right in front of you. Quantities limited. First come, first served.

Bloch Building, Plaza Level

Special Menu and Hours: Quay Coffee

Come show some love for Quay Coffee’s first summer at the museum with the kick off of their first late night hour.

Bloch Lobby

The Photo Bus

The Photo Bus is back with their open air booth to help you commemorate the first official day of summer!

Bloch Lobby

Drop-in Art Activity: Foliage and Floral Crown Station

Create your own hair wreath to welcome the summer season. Quantities limited. First come, first served.

For those with allergies or limited patience, we have printable floral crowns on cardstock so you can participate in the fun!

Bloch Lobby, Bloch Plaza

Lawn Games

Enjoy a game of bags/cornhole/bean bag toss, giant Jenga, or Connect 4. Feel free to bring your own to play on the open grass areas too!

North Plaza Drive

Food Trucks

Come enjoy some of the best KC has to offer in food trucks!

Bloch Lobby

Happy Hour

Enjoy small plates, a full bar and an artful experience in the sculpture park!

Some Assembly Required

Bloch Side Story